acne prone skin

  • Ask the Experts - October 2015 Edition

    Saturday, October 31, 2015 - 3:49pm

    Breaking out? Check your cosmetics for this major pore-clogging ingredient.

     

    Isopropyl Myristate is an ester of isopropyl alcohol and myristic acid. Why do cosmetics companies use Isopropyl Myristate? It's a super emollient ingredient with a light, non-greasy feel. It adds an amazing 'slip' to products and is readily absorbed by the skin.

  • The Secret Hiding Places Of Acne

    Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 6:04am

    Acne-prone skin has four to five times more skin cells than other skin types. That means you have to be diligent with your skincare, but you also have to be watchful with hair and make-up products, too.

    Any hair styling product that has oil, silicones and plasticizers will clog your pores if they get on your skin. So try to steer clear of these products.